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as soon as they take the is stage in respective cities. good evening thanks for joining us. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president now has at least 275 electoral votes enough to serve 4 more years in the white hous house. >> abc news first made the projection-hour ago or so when the president won in the battle ground state of ohio and we can show you now the updated electoral college map so crucial to the process. again 2 70 votes needed to win. president obama after winning in key states like ohio has 2 81 electoral votes. again over the 2 70 to win. romney at this moment with florida stit still to be heard from and couple other states like virginia h2o 3 electoral votes. >> team coverage for you tonight. laura is live at mitt romney election headquarters in boston. >> and mark live in chicago at the obama headquarters and mark let's start with you there obviously an exciting time in chicago. >> half hour ago when they made the announcement this place erupted. reminded me of 4 years ago in grant park. let me show you the crowd, mike move up to the front of the little riser spac
. let's get right to 7 news weather anchor spencer christian who is tracking the storm on radar for us tonight. >> here's live doppler 7 hd and rainfall quite steady up in the north bay throughout the day into the evening hours now shifting south to east through the central part of the bay area and there are wet spots out there which is giving you reason for caution. you can see a line of showers and rainfall. some light to moderate. maybe local heavy downpour through novato and sonoma out to vallejo and moving into san francisco. let's close in in marin county south to tiburon and down to the marina area of san francisco. we have got an area of pretty steady rain fall right now and we expect to it expand over the next couple hours and reach other parts of the bay area. this has been the pattern as we loop the radar over the last 3 hours. moving east and south than it had been doing early in the day. all of us will have wet areas by early morning. rainfall total past 24 hours over 4 inches in novato. inch in santa rosa. see most of it has been in the north bay. about to get a n
powerful storm arrives. i'm dan ashley. get ready for the next round of storms that could bring us rain everyday until sunday. sandhya patel is tracking it. she is here. >> the showers beginning to increase in the north bay on live doppler. we have our own radar and you can see light showers right around cloverdale, ukiah and 101. we have a stronger storm coming and it will be a slow moving system. this is the storm that will bring us heavy rain. we have a third system that is due in this weekend. i want to show you the second system first. the one that is going to affect us first thing tomorrow morning. at 5:00 a.m. the north bay and doesn't shift south very quickly. it will take its time. at 1:00 p.m. most of the focus of the light rainfall in the north bay. by evening things started to change. we started to pick up moisture across the coastline and more rain moves in bayh 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. when all is said and done the rainfall totals are impressive. i'll be back with the details on that. applause look what concerns we have is flooding, advisories and warnings. >> dan: this is what
are on strike. they took to the picket lines after contract negotiations broke down. a reporter tells us what stalled the discussion. >> at 6:00 a.m. three striking union members begin their sunday in solidarity. forming a picket line because of what they say is unfairly fair labor practices. >> we're trying to get a decent contract for the members. the dispute involves about 7,000 union members from grocery workers to meat cutters. 15 months of contract negotiations came to a head and midnight deadline came and went. >> hopefully it will send a message, you can take a little from people but you can't take a lot. >> reporter: they remain at odds over a proposed wage freeze, elimination of extra pay over sunday and holiday shifts. they say we must reduce our operating costs to be more competitive against non-why union. >> he has worked 34 years in the union and faces the elimination of his healthcare when he zblerts i kind of got kicked in the gut, all those years you work and now it's just taken away from you. >> union members are asking customers to shop at raley's until a fair contract is a
doesn't overindulge and reminded people of the campaign promise he made. >> are you going to use the super majority to raise taxes? >> the only way to raise taxes is by the people. >> but the governor won't commit to a veto either. >> we're not into the threat game here. >> governor brown wants to use the powers to recalibrate business regulations and improve education, steinberg wants tax and initiative reform. nannette miranda, "abc 7 news". >> dan: now the prop 30 has passed san francisco state university will eastbound begin reimbursing students. most will see about $250 deposited in the accounts because they will roll back tuition fees. they may see the form of the money of a credit to be applied to next semester. >> proposition 35 passed overwhelmingly but it's being challenged in the courts. it goes after human traffickers with tougher penalties. it passed with 81% of the vote but it also requires registered sex offenders to reveal their online names. electronic frontier foundation say that is unconstitutional. >>> other propositions been rejected. proposition 34, repeal o
is tracking it all for us on radar. spencer. >> look at live doppler 7 hd. rate now we see pockets of moisture pick up on the radar screen here. don't have reports of actual rainfall hitting the ground yet from any of our official reporting stations but with the pockets of moisture we are seeing in places lake petaluma and other locations along the sonoma county coast line and some spots down near san francisco there could be some sprinkles hitting the ground in some of the places but we are not getting measurable rainfall ye yet. let me loop the image and show you what is going on. moisture coming from our south west along with is rather mailed air mass so won't get cold along with the rains that are approaching us right now but we will see steady rain in the overnight hours. probably wet during the morning commute and we have wave after wave of rain coming next couple days. closer look with the detailed accu-weather 7 day forecast in just a few minutes. >>> it has never been done on mass scale quite like this. chico state university president announced today that all social gr
situation right now. some sort of chemical may have leaked. fire dispatch tells us theory valuating people on the scene. we have a reporter on the way. we'll bring you any information as it develops. >>> get ready to get soaked. today we have fog so thick that flights are delayed at the airport. sfo may still experience delays we may get more fog tomorrow and then come the rains and potential flooding. sandhya is here with the details. sandhya. >> let's check out live doppler 7 hd writ now. we have fog around parts of the bay area and already getting thick. let me show you the visibility right now. less than a quarter of a mile in novato. dense there. visibility dropped to 2 miles in fairfield and napa where it's foggyy. fog around santa rose down to 4 miles so the morning commute will include areas of dense fog. could see some delay at sfo once again and as we look beyond tomorrow we are watching for several storms. this is the first one due in here on wednesday. here's theecond storm and third storm coming in here. i'll have the timing of these systems and exactly when the he
night and more to come. let's get right to spencer with tracking all of it for us on radar tonight. >> it is indeed going to get stormy. in fact the north bay has seen a lot of stormy weather tonight. this is the way it looks right now and throughout the late afternoon and early evening hours most of the active weather has been pushing into the north bay. that's the area getting drenched writ now. you can see pockets of locally heavy rainfall in places like fort ross and north of santa rosa at bodega bay and up near sea ranch. all but moving into the north bibay but we see batch beginning to push towards the golden gate into san francisco but still most of it energy is going up to the marin county coast license there so mainly north bay event so far. over in the sierra lake tahoe pretty much rainfall down at lake level. snow levels are way up high around 8,000 feet. rainfall total over the last 24 hours growing now nearly half inch up in mount saint helena. third inch at santa rosa. third inch at san francisco and of course these total will grow because there will be more wri
>>> a salute to veterans across the united states. today we honored those that serve in the u.s. military. more than 1.3 million men and women have lost their lives serving our nation. some of them are buried atgolde. there was presentation honoring blue star families. veterans worked side by side on community service projects. they got paint brushes to create a scene of pastels in oils. >>> the adjustment back to civilian life can prove to be a difficult one for our nation's veterans but there is help. tomas ramon shows us two bay area groups making a difference. >> former marine served one tour in iraq and two in afghanistan. he is one of 40 vets taking part in the event here at adobe systems. he was trained as a network engineer but training he learned in the marines is useless in the high-tech industry. >> this program is brainchild of katherine webster. she saw the need to help vets that had technical training but found it difficult to find jobs in the private sector. she has paired mentors with returning vets like this marine looking for one of the estimated 8,000 high-tec
-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. jeans sz. >> u.s. nraev is punishing the seal team 6 including one who is on the mission that killed osama bin laden. for helping a redwood city company develop a new video game. electronic arts or ea for short produced medal of honor war fighter and began distributing the game last month. the seals work as consultant on the project and received letters of reprimand and pay cut in half for 2 most. rear admiral wrote this. we don't tolerate the policy that govern who we are and what we do as sailors in the united states navy. >>> well president obama thanked his chicago campaign staff on wednesday for making tuesday victory possible. mr. obama told the staff because of what they had done it means the work he is doing is important and he choked up. [applause]. >> he told his staff they will do amazing things in their life and their journey is just beginning. the campaign released the video. mitt romney campaign left one image behind. office of the president elect. designed with the hope of romn
using tracking dog to comb the streets of san jose neighborhood where 7-year-old isaac nash here he is. isaac has asthma and doesn't always carry hisen hailer. now he is four feet tall. 125 pounds. he was wearing a school uniform with a white polo shirt an blue pants and wearing a gray backpack at the time. he was last seen at 2:00 p.m. at the playground at grant elementary school that's at north tenth street near japan town. search continues now for young isaac nash. seven years old. missing without his inhaler and he has asthma. >> well now to new information about a security scare at oakland international airport. transportation security administration thought an artist water carrying material to make a bomb and tonight that man is talking about what happened. vick lee has the story. >>reporter: this is what it looks like. jeffrey's lawyer says it's a piece of art that his client designed. >> jeff has created dozens of them. given them to friend. business associates. nieces. nephew. >>reporter: if art is truly in the eye of the beholder the tsa and the sheriffs bomb squ
district use network of web cam to monitor critical creek and rivers around the county. manager and public can see where storm drains get clogged and alert crew so that they can clear the debris and prevent any flooding. >> this is the live picture of the pay bridge and extra precaution being taken to make sure the heavy equipment working on the new span does not topple in the windy storm coming our way. of heather tonight with the story you will is he only on abc 7 news. >> tidal water already a problem at the easten of the bridge with possible deluge expected tonight cal-trans contractor are getting ready. >> we are expecting pretty heavy written over the next 5 days. so we don't want weather to impact the construction schedule so we did as much as we can during the dry weather so when the rain comes we are ready and work can go on according to plan. >>reporter: even in dry weather hoses pump tidal water off excavation site one section at a time for concrete pour engineers worried rain and bay world trade center could undermine this cement wall so today more hoses and special self sta
but that was a cover for using hallucinogenic drugs. mcphee talked about his april arrest in a you tube video. >> 66-year-old man who would never expect 42 armed soldiers and police to storm into his property in riot gear. never happened. sure it will never happen again. in fact i have never had an incounter with the police on any negative level. >>reporter: he left mcphee in 1994 before it was sold to intel 2 years ago for more than 7 billion dollars. since then he started this company 2010 with operation in belize. the company is trying to produce commercial all natural antibiotics. now back in april mcphee was arrested there for unlicensed drug manufacturing. that's what he was talking about on the you tube video. charges were dropped. they claim he used drugs an was becoming increasingly with drawn from his friends. shortly before this murder. now in phone calls and e-mails to a are the rower from wired mcphee knows nothing about the shooting and that he may have been the intended target. he says he's hiding in belize and will not turn himself in. a lot of information developing on thi
engineers inspected the hill residents were allowed back inside their homes. >> somebody must be watching us upstairs. before my wife prays a lot. >> fortunately the debris didn't impact homes directly just the streets and cars parked around the area. >>reporter: mud had buried the cars up to the tires and owner cost do fog about it. >> i had my deductible to take care of. hopefully the city will cover my deductible. >> car to be washed down and with muddy want a new car. >>reporter: eventually they were towed away. insurance adjuster now have to inspect the damage. residents left with unstable hillside that could crumble if it starts to rain. >> that hill could come down any moment because we have this the second tame. >>reporter: tomorrow very early in the morning crew begin shoring up the hill hillside. they want to stabilize the hill before it starts to rain. in daly city, abc 7 news. >>> so what to do? car owner whose suffer damage in the pipe break and flood can get reimbursed for any repair bills or replacement costs. first they need to check their insurance obviously. policy
mastermind. so far 60 palestinians have been killed so far. israel blames hamas. >> they use arms and mosques to hide the arms. >> as diplomats work for a cease-fire, benjamin netanyahu says his government is preparing to expand military operations. israel is mass go tanks and troops at the gaza border for a possible ground invasion. traveling in thailand, president obama warned against ground action. >> not preferable for the people of gaza, it's deplorable for israelis because if israeli troops are in gaza they are much more at risk of incurring fatalities or being wouchbded. [ siren ] >> in israel the wail of air-raid sirens echoes in the streets. three israelis have died so far in the hamas attacks. neither side showing shows any sign of breaking the circle of violence. >> ama: the battle to bring the warriors to san francisco is expected to come to san francisco tomorrow. they are expected to join building trade unions on pier 32. proposal includes a new hotel across from the arena. board of supervisors voted that the one billion dollar project was financially feasible. resolution is set
information, you do share it with us. >> throughout the day friends and family lit kachbd wills a and notes at the store. >> it was all around a good man. i can't understand why somebody would harm him like that. >> if someone could take his life important money or whatever it's crazy to me. we need to know. we need to know. >> her remarks, made a plea to governor jerry brown asking where is the help he promised to fight crime here in oakland. as it happens the california highway patrol begin patrolling the streets of oakland today. >> as of tonight, oakland is getting some much needed help to stop violence. this is the first night the highway patrol will be lending a hand there. they are expected to provide back-up at traffic is stops. they are employing more officers to the mission district. in the last few weeks four people have been shot. most have been gang related. today a supervisor david campos and grief suhr announced 12 people have been arrested and a they seized five guns since monday. they are offering job opportunities to provide an alternative to the gang lifestyle. >> meantim
. firefighters used a ladder, a truck to search for people on the upper floor of one building. the explosion sent brick and glass trying through the downtown street. springfield is an hour west of boston. one witness heard loud explosion before knock down on the other side of the store. >> san bruno family was in a r returning home after a morning of shopping and tonight a family member tells us 2 are dead, 4 others injured along with chp officer. of john with more on holiday tragedy. >> shopping trip ended in a horrifying rollover crash on highway 101 north near embarcadero road. strewn along the freeway were gifts with the tag still on them. relatives tell abc 7 news that the family left the home in san bruno around 11:30 last night to two shopping in gilroy. they were buying gifts to take become to independent why for the upcoming wedding of 24-year-old daughter who was killed in the crash. >> somewhere in this area. maybe gilroy or somewhere exactly i don't know yet. because they were going to go to independent why for marriage. >>reporter: friends relative arrived at stanford medi
of the policy research institute. he is going to be joining us in the studio for election night coverage next tuesday, your voice, your vote. hope you can be with us for all the returns and analysis. >> surprisingly most inmates on california's death row are against proposition 34. why? that is because if it passes it would change inmate's access to lawyers. the state would still pay for lawyers for appeals but those lawyers would not be require to file habeas corpus petitions as they do now. opponents say if inmates want to get convictions overturned they have a better chance if they are sentenced to death rather than life because they have more legal assistance available to them. >> a lot more to get to. a political firestorm in san bruno. the governor defends the state public utility commission but some homeowners beg to differ. how do you evacuate a giant sea otter? >> we've got only a warmup coming our way. we may see record high temperatures next week. i'll show you how warm it will be in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> dan: also tonight, the teenager that will make you dizzy as
. if there is a fire call 91 immediately. don't try to put it out. you can't use water because the oil. make sure it's not frozen and make sure you leave plenty of room once you put the turkey in to allow the water to rise. in san francisco it took seven hours to restore power to the safeway market in the marina district. only that store was affected by an outage. a blown transformer forced dozens of shoppers out. lyanne melendez has the story. >> customers arrived at the marina safeway only to find the lights out. this is cellphone video. they had to navigate their way through the ales. >> it's really dark. >> it's very dark. you can't seen see the . this stuff i couldn't find. you had to pinpoint wait flashlight. >> the power outage occurred after a transformer blew leaving everyone in the dark. cash registers were still working because they were powered by a generator. >> trying to find things in the dark was interesting. somebody helped me, it worked out okay. >> there were long lines everywhere, perhaps a sign that the economy is recovery. at this honey baked store they had to wait a long time
and pushing them away and i was just shouting this is not us, we don't do this. and sucker punch, kicking, blood, blood, blood and then that is all i he remember. my friends came to help me and dragged me out of there. >> his nose was broken. he had gashes on his face and two chipped teeth. word of the young man's bravery got to supervisor scott weiner and he invited him to hit with him in the vip section of the civic center ceremonies. >> more people feed to do that. we are all tempted to stand back and just, you know, let whatever happens happen. >> as he walk to the seating area he bumped into the friend who pulled him out and saved him from more serious injury. i asked h him later why he would risk taking on a violent mob. >> you don't want to see anything like this happen in your city. you know, i am the only one that should have a black eye and not the city of san francisco. i'm a product of the city and a native son and so proud of everything that it has given me. i wanted to give something back and nothing like this should happen. >> any regrets? would you do it again? >> absolute
>> u.s. postal service selected san francisco as starting point for a new service for internet shoppers like amazon and wal-mart.com. post office begins same day delivery for on line purchases made from local retailers. starts in san francisco december 12th at price of 10 dollars and if it works it will expand next year to cities like boston, chicago and new york. >>> before you head out to shop on black friday be sure to check out 7 news.com and we compiled a list of stores 4. also browse their black friday sales ads. all right there on our web site for you. you will find it under see it on tv. >> big change is coming to the golden gate bridge. many of us aren't prepared for. toll takers no longer man the booth and bridge will rely solely on electronic tolling. heather explains how it will work. >>reporter: by march of next year golden gate bridge toll takers and the cash they collect will be gone. >> no cash will be accepted in the toll lanes. >>reporter: no cash. no stopping. the bridge district says it will save millions of dollars and traffic should move better th
. earlier this year the u.s. government for bid the company from importing 30 drugs from some of the facilities in indi india. because of bad record keeping. they won't say where these pills are made. the fda says it can't comment and whether they violated the rules. >> the company has real difficulty with quality control not in 1 or couple facility but in many facilities. >>reporter: even though this is the largest maker of generic liptor there are enough other manufacturer to make up for any shortages. this is abc news, washington. >> let's go back and talk about the storm coming in. sandy is in for spencer tonight. this is a doozy. >> it is going to be indeed da dan. it's already starting to intensify. rainfall in santa rosa check out the winds over the higher terrain gusting 40 to 50 miles an hour. even 60 miles per hour wind gust writ now at the lower elevation we now at the lower elevation we are let's check out live doppler 7 let's check out live doppler 7 hd. becoming active. we havew 32 miles an hour out of the south east. heavy rain and strong winds for
. david curly tells us why they are working on the change. >> with some of the holiday shopping done, president obama may be getting a gift from some republicans. republicans who signed a pledge never to raise taxes. this morning, a leading senator. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> he says he won't necessarily abide by the pledge. support from a local house member, too? >> i agree with him. a pledge you signed 20 years ago is for that congress. the world has changed. the economic situation is different. >> they are talking about this man's pledge. americans for tax reform grover norquist who has gotten hundreds to sign. >> do you feel like you and your pledge is under assault? >> no. what the pledge allows elected officials to make it clear to the voters where they stand. are at the they going to be able to raise taxes or continue more of the tame saim. >> he will help fund republican challenges against any member of congress that violates the pledge. >> what i think i hear you are saying, we won't go over the cliff? >>
fromdixvn day is here. the rest of us will begin to vote in the next few hours. mitt romney just finished speaking in mancheffer, new hampshire. many pundits notice a difference, romney is more uplifting andop mystic, compared to earlier in the campaign. >> but it is also the depth of our shared conviction that has made me strive even more to be worthy of your support and to campaign as i would govern, to speak for the aspirations of all americans. >> reporter: mitt romney will campaign in cleveland ohio, and pittsburgh, pennsylvania, on election day tomorrow. meantime, the political intrigue continues over another bit of election-day activity in california. who is contributing to a huge infusion of cash, into the political committee opposing governor brown's proposition 30? this is even after state campaign finance regulators revealed the major source of funding for that tax measure, designed to help the schools. nanet miranda is in sacramento with the story. >> reporter: after a legal battle that almost ended up at the u.s. supreme court, the arizona-based americans for responsible lead
, a hazmat situation on o'brien drive. fire chief tells us that an employee called in a chemical spill of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide. chemicals could mix in the form of vapor cloud. we don't know the name of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the
passenger transit vehicle. that's him in action. police say diaz used a skate board to break windows on the edge of the bus. side of the bus. they credit help from the public in argue diaz after the pictures i showed you were put all over television. 2 other men were arrested earlier this week for vandalizing the same bus. also set on fire following last month giants world series win. police say they are looking for at least 2 other men in this case. >>> moraga school board president has abruptly resigned after hours winning reelection on tuesday. the cocoa times reports that the district superintendent e mailed parents last night about dexter resignation. officials say it's effective medley. school district has been criticized for its handling of a sex abuse lawsuit suing the district for covering up the claims of sexual abuse years ago by 2 of the teachers. it is in response to her lawsuit the district said the own care lessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. on wednesday the school district apologized for that and directed the attorney to withdraw
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